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10th October 2019

Win a ZooLab experience for your Nursery

With Halloween just around the corner, we thought it would be a great time to hold another one of our famous competitions!  How would you like to win a ZooLab experience for your children? With a whole range of early years experiences to choose from, ZooLab’s expert Rangers will wow your children with animals and…

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9th October 2019

Security Tips for Nurseries

Take a look at our 6 tips to help keep your data secure… Update your computers and tablets regularly One of the simplest, yet most effective ways to keep your computers secure against threats is to make sure you update them regularly. Cyber criminals rely on and specifically target people who do not update their…

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7th October 2019

Security Monday: Safe Browsing Habits

Welcome to week one of our ‘Security Monday’ top tips. The topic this week is ‘Safe Browsing Habits’ and we have some tips from our Security Lead Jaabeer. You can expect more of these top tips each week. We suggest that you share them with your staff to keep your data super secure. In years…

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4th October 2019

Connect’s Framework for Success

We’re rolling out a new Customer Success Framework here at Connect Childcare. We made a promise to our nurseries that we’d support them to help them get the most from our software. To help us fulfil this promise we are making some changes to our processes.  Here’s what you need to know… We pledge to…

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26th September 2019

Protect yourself online

The blog gives security guidance to parents. Take a look at our 6 top tips to keep yourself safe online… Update your phone / tablet OS regularly One of the simplest, yet most effective ways to keep your devices secure against threats is to make sure you update the operating system regularly, whether you are…

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20th September 2019

Lancashire’s Employer of the Year

We recently decided to enter The Be Inspired Business Awards, the ‘BIBAs’ to test our business against the best in Lancashire. The BIBAs is Lancashire’s largest and longest-running business awards programme run by the North and Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce. Being shortlisted for the ‘Employer of the Year award’ was an achievement in itself, but…

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12th September 2019

More paperwork than necessary?

Nursery World have recently reported that Early Years Practitioners are doing more paperwork than necessary.  The article reports: “Findings from a new survey reveal that 84 per cent of early years staff think they produce more paperwork than they need to in the EYFS. The Workload Survey, which received 1,261 responses from a range of…

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6th September 2019

Nutrition in the Early Years

From cuddles to creativity to cucumber sandwiches – early years professionals dedicate their lives to nurturing children in every way!  But did you know the impact that a varied and healthy diet can really have on the life of a developing child? Food can: Affect a child’s IQ Help with athletic performance Help children to…

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